Life is short, art and scholarship are long: a tribute in memory of Professor Willie Oscar Anku.

  • George Dor Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Dar es Salaam

Abstract

This tribute, which memorializes Professor Willie Anku, is in two parts. While Part II offers insights from his scholarship on African rhythm, Part I is modeled on a typical Ghanaian eulogy, because I think it appropriate to honor an Africanist with a tribute that draws on elements of his own African culture.

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Published
2010-11-30
How to Cite
Dor, G. “Life Is Short, Art and Scholarship Are Long: A Tribute in Memory of Professor Willie Oscar Anku.”. African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music, Vol. 8, no. 4, Nov. 2010, pp. 110-23, doi:https://doi.org/10.21504/amj.v8i4.1870.